Thursday, February 20, 2014

4 Ways Conservatives Are Fighting to Control Women's Sex Lives | Alternet

4 Ways Conservatives Are Fighting to Control Women's Sex Lives | Alternet



Kiera Feldman’s recent New Republic report on the convergence of rape culture and evangelical culture at a private Christian university in Virginia is a deeply troubling story. It’s also a disturbingly familiar one. 



In a series of interviews with female survivors of sexual violence at Patrick Henry College, Feldman uncovered an institutional pattern of victim-blaming and impunity for perpetrators that was grounded in the school’s strict adherence to evangelical doctrine, specifically its “gender complementarian” norms and toxic purity culture.
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